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Paul Wester Appointed National Agricultural Library Director

Paul Wester

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Library (NAL) has named Paul M. Wester Jr. as director, effective October 19, 2015. Wester is currently chief records officer at the US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). At NAL, he succeeds Simon Liu, who departed in early 2015 to take a position as associate administrator for research management and operations at the USDA Agricultural Research Service.

For more information about Wester and his appointment, see the September 21, 2015, National Federation of Advanced Information Services news release, “Appointment of Paul Wester as New NAL Director.”